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Polarizing Web site misinforms

Published on November 20th, 2008 | by

The Internet is revolutionizing the dissemination of information all over the world. New ideas can be spread in a matter of seconds, and criticism can be offered at the same time. Along the same lines, disinformation …
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Tuition hikes only add to debt

Published on November 11th, 2008 | by

The price of going to college has skyrocketed in past years. UH has seen its tuition and fees go up by more than 60 percent, comparable to other Texas colleges such as UT-Arlington and UT-Dallas. The …
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Religion, politics do not mix

Published on November 6th, 2008 | by

The United States is facing the same problem many Americans complain about abroad – religious extremism. The most common "religious fundamentalists" thought of are those whom we crusade against in the failing War on Terror. Most …
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Sanctity of marriage a misnomer

Published on October 20th, 2008 | by

Proposition 8 in California is causing a firestorm across the nation. Groups have raised more than $40 million to air ads and send letters, even in Texas, to support their respective causes. On the "yes" side …
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North Korea no less a liability

Published on October 15th, 2008 | by

The Bush administration is being arbitrary again. First it labels a country a "rogue state" and part of the "axis of evil," and next it removes the country from the list. Such is the case with …
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Race still culturally divisive

Published on October 12th, 2008 | by

Race is an issue that keeps coming up, no matter how much we want to put it behind us. The American reaction to race is completely odd and highly divisive. We are afraid to talk about …
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Border wall the wrong approach

Published on October 6th, 2008 | by

President George W. Bush signed a border fence into law in 2006. Those who support the fence claim it will help reduce illegal immigration in an era when the estimated amount of illegal immigrants is at …
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Palin’s feminism questionable

Published on September 8th, 2008 | by

Sarah Palin seems to be everything the Republican Party could ask for: she regurgitates the party line, seems popular and is a woman. It would appear electing the first female vice president could make history. In …
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End dangerous diamond trade

Published on September 4th, 2008 | by

The same cliched commercials run often, claiming a diamond is forever. The phrase "Diamonds are a girl’s best friend" is ingrained in our cultural memory. Diamond rings are considered a necessary component of a wedding. These …
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